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Man Charged over Lawnmowing Fatality

Police have summoned a 72 year old man to answer one charge of Reckless Driving Causing Death in relation to a fatal lawnmowing accident in Hastings on 8 October 2013.

The accident resulted in the death of a 4 year old boy.

The man has been summoned to appear in the Hastings District Court on 12 February 2014.

An application for name suppression has been filed. As the matter is now before the Court, Police will be making no further comment.

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